RPC III, 3902


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 3902
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tyre
Reign Hadrian
Issue Year 253
Dating AD 127/8
Obverse inscription
Obverse design Turreted and veiled head of Tyche r.; to l., palm
Reverse inscription ΤΥΡ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐWϹ ΙƐΡ ΑΣ, ΓΝϹ
Reverse design Phoenician letters לצר (‘of Tyre’); palm tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 3.57 g
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 2159
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1965.760
2     P: Chandon 812A
3     NY: 1944.100.73037
4     CGT coll.
5     R. Effler coll.